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Who Is Better for Bitcoin, Trump or Biden?

In a chaotic year of dueling recriminations and very different visions of the future, the real question of this U.S. presidential election is: Who is better for bitcoin?

CoinDesk Insights
Nov 2, 2020 at 8:00 p.m. UTC
Updated Sep 14, 2021 at 10:26 a.m. UTC

In a chaotic year of dueling recriminations and very different visions of the future, the real question of this U.S. presidential election is: Who is better for bitcoin?

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This episode is sponsored by Crypto.com and Nexo.io.

Today on the Brief:

  • The digital euro is closer than ever
  • Checking in on European COVID-19 lockdowns
  • Economic events this week that aren’t the election

Our main discussion: Which U.S. election outcome is better for bitcoin? 

After a surprisingly close Twitter poll with more than 1,600 respondents answering the question “Is Trump or Biden better for bitcoin?”, NLW breaks down the most common themes, including:

  • The Senate matters more 
  • Anti-encryption history 
  • And of course… Honey Badger Don’t Care 

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